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Get the children interested in gardening this summer

July 19, 2016


Get the children interested in gardening this summer with top tips from Haskins Garden Centres. Haskins Garden Centres has some great ideas for those wanting to get their children interested in gardening this summer.   Just in time for the school holidays, Haskins has launched ‘Garden Gang’ to provide parents with free gardening projects and…

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Winner selected in Haskins’ ‘Name the Rose’ competition

July 18, 2016

Crawley resident Jill Attree was announced as the winner of the Haskins Garden Centre’s ‘Name the Rose of the Year’ competition in July. Jill entered the competition and suggested the name Serenity, which was selected as the winning entry. Serenity is a lightly scented white rose with a double flower and dark, shiny leaves. It’s a…

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Community allotment blooms with Haskins

July 7, 2016

On 5th July, Alasdair Urquhart from Haskins joined staff and patients of Dorset Healthcare’s Community Brain Injury Service to celebrate the fruits of their efforts on their rehabilitation allotment open day.   Pictured above: Poole Mayoress, Xena Dion, Alasdair Urquhart from Haskins and the team at the Rehabilitation Allotment project Earlier this year, Jackie Lawson,…

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No garden? No problem!

July 5, 2016

Haskins’ top tips on how to grow edible plants from a window box. With reduced leisure time and limited outdoor areas, garden spaces in modern homes are often minimal, however Haskins Garden Centres’ has released some top tips on how to make the most of your space by using window boxes. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor…

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Roundstone on-track to fund new puppy

June 21, 2016

Canine Partners were delighted to receive a donation from our Roundstone centre recently. The Heyshott based charity were nominated as the Haskins Charity of the Year 2015, with the staff wanting to raise £5000 over two years to fund the training of a new puppy. Jane Grant, Community Fundraiser for Canine Partners said, “We are…

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Hospice receives Haskins Donation

June 14, 2016

Countess Mountbatten Hospice were delighted to receive a donation from our West End centre recently. The Southampton based hospice were the centre’s Haskins Charity of the Year 2015, with the staff arranging events and collecting donations from the public. Countess Mountbatten Fundraising & PR Manager, Pam Bates said, “We are always delighted to work alongside…

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Best of British – homegrown strawberry jam recipe

June 9, 2016

Sample the fruits of your labour this summer with a tasty strawberry jam recipe created by Haskins Garden Centre with tips on how to grow your own. Strawberries are easy to grow and it’s the perfect time to get planting as the British climate heats up. The fruity berries can be harvested from borders, growbags,…

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West Moors Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Flower Festival

May 31, 2016

West Moors Parish Council, who are celebrating their 60th anniversary this year, recently asked Alasdair Urquhart from Haskins to help judge their flower festival. The festival boasted twelve imaginative, high quality displays from different groups within the village, all relating to its sixty year history. Amie Fawcett from the Parish Council and who arranged the…

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Children’s Hospice receives Haskins donation

May 12, 2016

Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice were delighted to receive a donation from our Snowhill centre recently. During 2015, the children’s hospice in Arundel became the centre’s Charity of the Year, with the staff arranging events and collecting donations from the public. Chestnut Tree House Community Fundraiser, Jo Smith, said, “We are so very grateful to…

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